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Comment: Re:Socialist agenda on full display tonite (Score -1) 529

by toddmbloom (#41741219) Attached to: Third 2012 US Presidential Debate Tonight: Discuss Here
Your civic duty is to vote for the candidate that you feel matches your interest and that you feel would do a good job at running the country.

Sorry, but saying you have a civic duty to vote for the Democrat or Republican but not a third party is just stupid. If they're on the ballot... VOTE FOR THEM.

Comment: Re:Socialist agenda on full display tonite (Score -1) 529

by toddmbloom (#41741173) Attached to: Third 2012 US Presidential Debate Tonight: Discuss Here
How is Obama a "socialist" when the stock market has been seeing record numbers and he just passed a health care which was a product of the Insurance industry and the Heritage Foundation? Why are Americans so ignorant about this? Because of Fox News and the rest of the terrible American Media?

Regardless, screw what anyone says about who you should vote for. Vote for the person you want to not the person that they say you should. I'm voting for Jill Stein because I believe that we need a third party. If she doesn't win, that's fine but at least I can live with the fact that I didn't sell out my values just because someone said to vote for the candidate that has the backing of millions of dollars of special interest money.

Comment: Re:Betamax, here we come... (Score -1) 171

by toddmbloom (#41691241) Attached to: Apple Patents Alternative To NFC
Who is this "rest of the world"? I haven't agreed on anything, Joe from down the street hasn't, either.

The 'standards' that you go on about are simply a guideline set by a group of people that have the interests of whoever they're working for at heart. I'm sick of all this harping about "standards" being the holy grail, be-all-end-all of technology.

Comment: Re:Good luck with those new map service. (Score -1) 513

by toddmbloom (#41427403) Attached to: iOS 6 Adoption Tops 25% After Just 48 Hours
Nerds on the Internet complaining about something half of them aren't using? Shocking!

Meanwhile, millions of people are using Apple Maps just fine - myself included. I love how people try to compare a service that has been in place for two weeks vs. a service that has been in place for seven years and has collected much more data.

Just because you're in the vocal majority doesn't mean you're right.

And, for the record, Google Maps was never removed from iOS because it was never on iOS.

Comment: Re:How is it "negative" to want Firefox improved? (Score -1) 114

by toddmbloom (#41422011) Attached to: Mozilla OS Looking Grown Up On Its Own Developer Phone
Firefox 15 is ten times better than Chrome, which I wouldn't touch with a ten foot pole.

I can't believe the tech community still clings to the notion that Chrome is good just because they have a false belief that Google is some great bastion of technology when they're not; they're just another pathetic ad company.

Never buy what you do not want because it is cheap; it will be dear to you. -- Thomas Jefferson